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Tigers skipper Gardy battles nerves on Day 1
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The Tigers have plenty of first-time arrivals to their Major League camp, many of whom are likely battling nerves as workouts begin and they try to make an impression. Their manager can relate; he’s one of them.

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Tito Francona, father of Indians skipper, dies
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John Patsy “Tito” Francona, the father of Indians manager Terry Francona and a veteran of 15 Major League seasons, died Tuesday night at his home in New Brighton, Pa. He was 84.

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Callaway ready for spotlight as Mets skipper
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Later this week, Mickey Callaway will take the podium for his first Spring Training press conference as Mets manager.

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Skipper collaborates on 'Bochy Ball!' book
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Giants manager Bruce Bochy has collaborated on a book which is sure to delight baseball purists and could dismay the game’s acolytes of analytics. “Bochy Ball!” features a photo of Bochy on the cover and his name in the book’s title. As he insisted Friday, however, it’s not exclusively about him.

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MLB.com FastCast: Boone named Yanks’ skipper – 12/6/17
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The Yankees introduce Aaron Boone as their new manager, plus the Rangers also formally introduce newly-signed left-handed pitcher Mike Minor Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Former Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 19, 2000, that the 30 Major League Club owners voted unanimously to centralize all of Baseball’s Internet operations into […]

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Parrish embracing new role as Class A skipper
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Working with young players for the two-day camp was also maybe a glimpse of Lance Parrish’s next task with the Tigers. After four seasons of managing at Double-A Erie, Tigers player development last month shifted Parrish down the organizational ladder, naming him manager at Class A West Michigan. It was an unexpected move for Parrish, […]

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Yank Aaron! Boone is NY's skipper pick
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Aaron Boone has already helped the Yankees advance to one World Series. Now they want him to lead the franchise to its next one. Boone has been selected as the 35th manager in franchise history, two sources confirmed to MLB.com on Friday evening, concluding a managerial search that began on October 26 and spanned five […]

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Springer lauds Beltran's skipper credentials
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Astros outfielder George Springer has no reservations about whether his former teammate Carlos Beltran can lead a team at the game’s highest level.

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Beltran to interview for Yanks' skipper opening
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Less than a month after hoisting the World Series trophy with the Astros, Carlos Beltran is joining the crowded field of Yankees managerial candidates.

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Mientkiewicz named Tigers' Triple-A skipper
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The Tigers are turning to a Toledo native and a Ron Gardenhire product to manage their Triple-A squad. Doug Mientkiewicz is the new manager of the Mud Hens.

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Cashman looks forward to resuming skipper hunt
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The Yankees’ managerial search is officially on hold until Thursday, when general manager Brian Cashman is expected to resume conducting interviews with candidates at Yankee Stadium, but interest remains keen in the only such current big league vacancy.

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New Nats skipper Martinez 'here to win'
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The trip to Tampa, Fla., was brief for Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo. It was a few days after the team had decided not to retain manager Dusty Baker, and Rizzo was about to meet with Dave Martinez, a candidate he had interviewed for this same managerial opening in the past.

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